Polymer meets zentangle meets typography

Otrzan pet names

Not only is this design from Croatia’s Nikolina Ortrzan eye-catching, it contains some secrets.

Another artist (Christine Candora-Hickey from North Carolina) showed how she had combined contour lettering and zentangle in her journal in ink and then added color using watercolor. Nikolina used the idea to create a polymer pendant that lists the names of all her pets.

“I just couldn’t resist when I saw this artjournaling post. I wrote the names of all our pets, past and present ones,” she says. Here’s Nikolina’s Etsy page. You may remember her popular cat earring designs.

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  • reply Christine Candora-Hickey ,

    Nikolina – I am so psyched that I was able to inspire you 🙂
    This piece is fabulous!

    Christine

    • reply Nikolina Otržan ,

      Dear Christine, you’ve done a great job, thank you! 🙂

      Nik.

    • reply suzanne ,

      what a wonderful way to have your cats so close to the heart!

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